The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
England / North West
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1884 1393 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 31.77% 24.70% 21.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.18% 28.02% 24.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1667 1235 1342
Median salary £43,625 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5356 4972 6126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 90.32% 88.16% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4445 4152 5094
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 1409 £45,000 - 204
Cheshire -3 245 £42,500 +6.25% 60
Merseyside +1 128 £40,000 +3.89% 13
Lancashire +5 95 £40,000 +6.66% 25
Cumbria +8 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 1260 (33.96%) .NET
2 1247 (33.61%) C#
3 1059 (28.54%) Scrum
4 1045 (28.17%) TDD
5 972 (26.20%) JavaScript
6 922 (24.85%) SQL Server
7 896 (24.15%) SQL
7 896 (24.15%) MVC
8 878 (23.67%) Java
9 813 (21.91%) HTML
10 763 (20.57%) ASP.NET
11 737 (19.87%) CSS
12 574 (15.47%) SDLC
13 564 (15.20%) AngularJS
14 537 (14.47%) Finance
14 537 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
15 525 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
16 510 (13.75%) jQuery
17 501 (13.50%) BDD
18 485 (13.07%) Microsoft
19 478 (12.88%) OO
20 452 (12.18%) Software Engineering
21 451 (12.16%) Web Services
22 440 (11.86%) Git (software)
23 425 (11.46%) WCF
24 408 (11.00%) Degree
25 386 (10.40%) DevOps
26 382 (10.30%) Node.js
27 380 (10.24%) E-Commerce
28 373 (10.05%) HTML5

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 125 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
2 114 (3.07%) Tomcat
3 77 (2.08%) Apache Spark
4 69 (1.86%) WebSphere
5 65 (1.75%) JBoss
6 61 (1.64%) CMS
7 57 (1.54%) Confluence
8 51 (1.37%) Apache Pig
9 46 (1.24%) OpenStack
9 46 (1.24%) SharePoint
10 45 (1.21%) WebLogic
11 42 (1.13%) Apache
12 34 (0.92%) CloudStack
12 34 (0.92%) WordPress
13 26 (0.70%) Umbraco
14 24 (0.65%) Apache Solr
15 23 (0.62%) IIS
16 19 (0.51%) NServiceBus
17 13 (0.35%) Mule ESB
17 13 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 195 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 62 (1.67%) MS Office
3 26 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 26 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 24 (0.65%) MS Project
5 14 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.35%) InVision
7 11 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.22%) Fireworks
9 8 (0.22%) InDesign
10 2 (0.054%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.054%) UXPin
11 1 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.027%) GIMP
11 1 (0.027%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.027%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 30 (0.81%) Magento
2 22 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.27%) Visualfiles
4 9 (0.24%) OpenText MBPM
5 8 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.13%) PlanetPress Connect
8 4 (0.11%) SAP GRC
9 3 (0.081%) BASE24
9 3 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.081%) Sage 1000
10 2 (0.054%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.054%) Exstream
10 2 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.054%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.027%) Infor M3
11 1 (0.027%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.027%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.027%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 236 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 183 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (2.18%) SaaS
4 60 (1.62%) GitHub
5 47 (1.27%) PaaS
6 39 (1.05%) IaaS
7 37 (1.00%) Google Play
8 16 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.24%) Office 365
11 7 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.11%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.081%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 3 (0.081%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.054%) Azure Machine Learning
14 2 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.054%) Heroku
14 2 (0.054%) Yammer
15 1 (0.027%) Adobe Analytics
15 1 (0.027%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 130 (3.50%) Internet
2 51 (1.37%) HTTP
3 50 (1.35%) Firewall
4 41 (1.11%) DNS
5 38 (1.02%) SAN
6 19 (0.51%) DHCP
7 18 (0.49%) WAN
8 17 (0.46%) Network Security
9 16 (0.43%) NAS
10 15 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
10 15 (0.40%) VLAN
11 14 (0.38%) WLAN
12 11 (0.30%) Intranet
13 9 (0.24%) Skype
13 9 (0.24%) SMTP
14 8 (0.22%) SMS
15 5 (0.13%) Broadband
15 5 (0.13%) LDAP
15 5 (0.13%) TCP/IP
16 4 (0.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 922 (24.85%) SQL Server
2 354 (9.54%) MySQL
3 287 (7.74%) SQL Server 2014
4 231 (6.23%) NoSQL
5 203 (5.47%) MongoDB
6 193 (5.20%) Big Data
7 157 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 139 (3.75%) Hadoop
9 108 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 105 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 96 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 94 (2.53%) RDBMS
13 91 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
14 74 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 73 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
16 51 (1.37%) Apache Hive
17 44 (1.19%) DB2
18 33 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
19 28 (0.75%) Redis
20 24 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 440 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 260 (7.01%) JIRA
3 239 (6.44%) Selenium
4 194 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 183 (4.93%) Jenkins
6 146 (3.94%) NUnit
7 130 (3.50%) Cucumber
8 122 (3.29%) Visual Studio
9 120 (3.23%) MSTest
10 94 (2.53%) Subversion
11 85 (2.29%) Moq
12 84 (2.26%) JUnit
13 82 (2.21%) Rhino Mocks
14 81 (2.18%) Maven
15 74 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 72 (1.94%) TeamCity
17 60 (1.62%) Eclipse
18 57 (1.54%) WebDriver
19 44 (1.19%) SpecFlow
20 42 (1.13%) Gradle
General
1 537 (14.47%) Finance
2 219 (5.90%) Retail
3 143 (3.85%) Games
4 119 (3.21%) Marketing
5 92 (2.48%) Banking
6 89 (2.40%) Legal
7 87 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 64 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 53 (1.43%) Military
10 52 (1.40%) Advertising
11 29 (0.78%) Electronics
12 28 (0.75%) Law
13 20 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
14 17 (0.46%) Financial Institution
15 16 (0.43%) Automotive
15 16 (0.43%) Publishing
16 13 (0.35%) Back Office
17 6 (0.16%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.13%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1840 (49.60%) Developer
2 680 (18.33%) .NET Developer
3 455 (12.26%) Analyst
4 373 (10.05%) C# Developer
4 373 (10.05%) Senior Developer
5 333 (8.98%) Java Developer
6 275 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 263 (7.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 242 (6.52%) Business Analyst
9 192 (5.18%) Software Engineer
10 176 (4.74%) PHP Developer
11 158 (4.26%) Tester
12 155 (4.18%) Lead Developer
13 152 (4.10%) .NET Software Developer
14 145 (3.91%) JavaScript Developer
15 135 (3.64%) SQL Developer
16 133 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
16 133 (3.58%) Test Analyst
17 130 (3.50%) ASP.NET Developer
18 122 (3.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1260 (33.96%) .NET
2 813 (21.91%) HTML
3 763 (20.57%) ASP.NET
4 737 (19.87%) CSS
5 564 (15.20%) AngularJS
6 525 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 510 (13.75%) jQuery
8 451 (12.16%) Web Services
9 425 (11.46%) WCF
10 382 (10.30%) Node.js
11 373 (10.05%) HTML5
12 337 (9.08%) RESTful
13 321 (8.65%) .NET Framework
14 317 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web API
15 300 (8.09%) Spring
16 264 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 233 (6.28%) WPF
18 224 (6.04%) CSS3
19 215 (5.80%) Entity Framework
20 210 (5.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 305 (8.22%) iPad
2 244 (6.58%) User Experience
3 241 (6.50%) Computer Science
4 179 (4.82%) Mobile App
5 150 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
6 92 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
7 68 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 60 (1.62%) Data Structures
9 56 (1.51%) N-Tier
10 53 (1.43%) NHS
11 40 (1.08%) Management Information System
12 39 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
13 35 (0.94%) iSeries
14 34 (0.92%) PMI
15 32 (0.86%) Smartphone
16 29 (0.78%) PKI
17 27 (0.73%) AS400
17 27 (0.73%) Data Centre
17 27 (0.73%) iPhone
18 24 (0.65%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 329 (8.87%) Windows
2 326 (8.79%) Linux
3 141 (3.80%) Android
4 109 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 95 (2.56%) Unix
6 39 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 32 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (0.65%) Solaris
9 22 (0.59%) OpenVMS
10 17 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.35%) CentOS
11 13 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 10 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.19%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.16%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.11%) Debian
15 4 (0.11%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.054%) AIX
16 2 (0.054%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1059 (28.54%) Scrum
2 1045 (28.17%) TDD
3 896 (24.15%) MVC
4 574 (15.47%) SDLC
5 537 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
6 501 (13.50%) BDD
7 478 (12.88%) OO
8 452 (12.18%) Software Engineering
9 386 (10.40%) DevOps
10 380 (10.24%) E-Commerce
11 364 (9.81%) Kanban
12 345 (9.30%) Web Development
13 299 (8.06%) Waterfall
14 278 (7.49%) Web Application Development
15 224 (6.04%) Automated Testing
16 216 (5.82%) Mentoring
17 211 (5.69%) Unit Testing
18 208 (5.61%) Project Management
19 204 (5.50%) Continuous Improvement
20 202 (5.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1247 (33.61%) C#
2 972 (26.20%) JavaScript
3 896 (24.15%) SQL
4 878 (23.67%) Java
5 369 (9.95%) PHP
6 294 (7.92%) Ruby
7 253 (6.82%) Python
8 176 (4.74%) C++
9 173 (4.66%) T-SQL
10 125 (3.37%) C
11 96 (2.59%) Perl
11 96 (2.59%) VB.NET
12 82 (2.21%) PowerShell
13 74 (1.99%) VB
14 73 (1.97%) Scala
15 60 (1.62%) Bash Shell
16 50 (1.35%) PL/SQL
17 37 (1.00%) Shell Script
18 36 (0.97%) F#
19 33 (0.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 408 (11.00%) Degree
2 168 (4.53%) ISEB
3 105 (2.83%) ISTQB
4 101 (2.72%) Security Cleared
5 86 (2.32%) DV Cleared
6 37 (1.00%) PMI Certification
7 36 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 22 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (0.43%) PhD
9 16 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (0.27%) PMP
11 9 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (0.24%) SC Cleared
12 8 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.19%) HNC
13 7 (0.19%) HND
13 7 (0.19%) Sun Certification
14 6 (0.16%) APMP
14 6 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 5 (0.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 302 (8.14%) QA
2 42 (1.13%) PMO
3 33 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.32%) ISO 14001
7 12 (0.32%) SDET
8 10 (0.27%) HL7
9 9 (0.24%) SLA
10 5 (0.13%) WCAG
11 3 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.054%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.027%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.027%) GCP
13 1 (0.027%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 87 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (2.26%) Docker
3 69 (1.86%) Hyper-V
4 34 (0.92%) vSphere
4 34 (0.92%) Xen
5 33 (0.89%) XenServer
6 25 (0.67%) Active Directory
7 13 (0.35%) Firmware
8 12 (0.32%) VirtualBox
9 10 (0.27%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.24%) Varnish
11 6 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.13%) HDFS
13 2 (0.054%) vCloud
14 1 (0.027%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.027%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 97 (2.61%) Puppet
2 93 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (1.54%) Kibana
4 48 (1.29%) Ansible
5 30 (0.81%) Cobbler
5 30 (0.81%) Tivoli
6 27 (0.73%) Terraform
7 26 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
8 24 (0.65%) SCCM
9 16 (0.43%) SCOM
10 15 (0.40%) Packer
11 14 (0.38%) AirWatch
12 11 (0.30%) logstash
13 10 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 10 (0.27%) Salt
13 10 (0.27%) WSUS
14 6 (0.16%) SCOrch
14 6 (0.16%) SCVMM
15 5 (0.13%) Backup Exec
16 4 (0.11%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 485 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 252 (6.79%) Oracle
3 112 (3.02%) VMware
4 108 (2.91%) Google
5 73 (1.97%) IBM
6 40 (1.08%) Red Hat
7 39 (1.05%) SAP
8 33 (0.89%) EnterpriseDB
9 29 (0.78%) Adobe
10 28 (0.75%) HP
11 25 (0.67%) Xamarin
12 23 (0.62%) Zend
13 22 (0.59%) NetApp
14 21 (0.57%) Tableau
15 19 (0.51%) Facebook
15 19 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
16 17 (0.46%) Demandware
17 15 (0.40%) Atlassian
18 14 (0.38%) Sitecore
19 13 (0.35%) ServiceNow
Manchester, Lancashire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits inc shares
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum plus annual bonus plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Tiro Partners
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Up to £50k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-55,000, 3% Pension, Free Gym, Private Healthcare + Lots More
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum pro rata, 25 Days Holiday, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday